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Leeds in May 1996 - 15 stories making the news

It was the month a local hero returned to the city.

Wednesday, 5th May 2021, 6:00 am

Musician Mark Knopfler, who spent time in Leeds as a reporter on the Yorkshire Evening Post, took to the stage for a concert at the Town & Country Club. Football was also set to take centre stage with the Euro 96 championships on the horizon and your city was in the mood to party. This was Leeds in May 1996 and these photos showcase the stories and people making the news. READ MORE: 21 Leeds publicans you may remember from the 1990s LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook

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